Politics

Nantwich property owners warned in crackdown on “nuisance” homes

Nantwich property owners warned in crackdown on “nuisance” homes

Owners of vacant homes in Nantwich are being warned by councillors to put their houses in order. Cheshire East Council is cracking down on what it calls “nuisance properties” in the area.

December 3, 2012 2 comments Environment, Latest, Politics
Lights go down on Nantwich and surrounding villages

Lights go down on Nantwich and surrounding villages

The lights are going down in Nantwich as part of cost-cutting measures by Cheshire East Council. Street lighting  is being removed and reduced on roads across the town and surrounding villages under new proposals.

New Cheshire Police Commissioner John Dwyer vows to deliver promises

New Cheshire Police Commissioner John Dwyer vows to deliver promises

The new Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire has vowed to deliver his manifesto after being elected. Nantwich-based John Dwyer, a former Assistant Chief Constable, has promised to stick to the pledges made during his election campaign.

November 20, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, Politics
MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

MP Timpson backs Crewe and Nantwich “Green Gap” 4,000-name petition

A 4,000-name petition calling for the Green Gap around Nantwich and Crewe to be protected, has been backed by local MP Edward Timpson. Campaigners launched the “Save the Green Gap” effort in Willaston two years ago to safeguard the area from excessive urban development.

Nantwich-based ex councillor John Dwyer wins Cheshire PCC election

Nantwich-based ex councillor John Dwyer wins Cheshire PCC election

Nantwich-based John Dwyer has become Cheshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner. Conservative candidate Mr Dwyer, a former Crewe & Nantwich Borough councillor, won the election after today’s count.

November 16, 2012 2 comments Crime, Latest, Politics
Just 16% Cheshire East voters in Police Crime Commissioner election

Just 16% Cheshire East voters in Police Crime Commissioner election

Only one in six people in Nantwich voted in the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner election, it has emerged. The count for the election is due to get underway this afternoon (November 16) in Warrington.

November 16, 2012 2 comments Crime, Politics
MP Timpson welcomes rise in apprenticeships in Crewe and Nantwich

MP Timpson welcomes rise in apprenticeships in Crewe and Nantwich

Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson has welcomed the rise in apprenticeship positions across the borough. Latest figures show half a million people started an apprenticeship last year in the UK, and 1,490 of those were in Crewe and Nantwich.

October 26, 2012 0 comments Business, Latest, Politics
Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

Willaston councillor Brian Silvester to keep position despite conviction

A Willaston and Rope councillor convicted of breaching 11 fire safety regulations, will retain his position as an elected member. Cllr Brian Silvester was fined £45,000 after what fire chiefs said was one of the most serious breaches they’d dealt with.

Willaston councillor fined £45,000 for Shavington house fire safety breaches

Willaston councillor fined £45,000 for Shavington house fire safety breaches

A Willaston councillor has been fined £45,000 after admitting fire safety breaches at a property he rented out. Cllr Brian Silvester, who represents Willaston and Rope at Cheshire East, was fined at Chester Crown Court.

October 24, 2012 0 comments Crime, Politics, Shavington, Willaston & Rope
Independent bids for Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner post

Independent bids for Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner post

An Independent candidate for the new Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner role, has the backing of ex MP Martin Bell. Sarah Flannery launched her campaign alongside former Tatton MP Bell this month.

October 3, 2012 0 comments Latest, News, Politics
MP Timpson outlines support for Crewe & Nantwich business owners

MP Timpson outlines support for Crewe & Nantwich business owners

Nantwich business owners quizzed MP Edward Timpson over Government support for local enterprise. Fifty members of the Crewe & Nantwich branch of Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) met Mr Timpson.

September 26, 2012 0 comments Business, Latest, Politics
Conservative Cheshire PCC candidate sets out policing plan

Conservative Cheshire PCC candidate sets out policing plan

A candidate for Cheshire’s new top policing post wants to double the number of special constables and crack anti-social yobs. Ex Crewe & Nantwich borough councillor John Dwyer also vows to form a team to tackle the county’s 100 worst drug offenders.

September 25, 2012 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Latest, Politics
Nantwich Town Council to stage “town strategy” meeting for residents

Nantwich Town Council to stage “town strategy” meeting for residents

Nantwich Town Council is to hold a special consultation evening for the public on the Draft Nantwich Town Strategy. The strategy, part of the consultation process on the new Cheshire East Local Plan, gives people a chance to shape how Nantwich should grow up to the year 2030.

September 13, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Human Interest, Latest, Politics